School of Law
United States of America
"Adam Benforado’s principal interest is in applying insights from the mind sciences—most notably cognitive psychology—to law and legal theory. Collaborating with psychologists on novel experiments, Professor Benforado is focused on developing a more realistic understanding of the behavior of legal actors. He was awarded a National Science Foundation grant for his empirical work investigating human intuitions about punishment. "
"Geoff Goodwin & Adam Benforado, Judging the Goring Ox: Retribution Directed Toward Animals, 39 COGNITIVE SCIENCE 618 (2015)."
"Adam Benforado & Jon Hanson, Attributions and Ideologies: Two Divergent Visions of Human Behavior Behind Our Laws, Policies, and Theories, in IDEOLOGY, PSYCHOLOGY, AND LAW (Oxford University Press 2012). "
ADAM BENFORADO, UNFAIR: THE NEW SCIENCE OF CRIMINAL INJUSTICE (Crown 2015).